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Learn the best security practices for corporate offices in live-fire demonstration [video]

December 7, 2021

Learn the best security practices for corporate offices in live-fire demonstration [video]

Learn the best security practices for corporate offices in this live-fire demonstration. #ballisticglass #bulletproof

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As America's Manufacturing Comes Back Online, Are Increases in OSHA Roof Safety Inspections on the Horizon?

November 15, 2021

As America's Manufacturing Comes Back Online, Are Increases in OSHA Roof Safety Inspections on the Horizon?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant disruption to the manufacturing sector, and the long-term effects are still unfolding. Many facilities that experienced slowdowns or complete shutdowns are now seeing increased activity and expanded operations. If you’re in the manufacturing business, you should expect this return to regular business to also signal an increase in OSHA inspection frequency.

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Touchless entry without compromising security

November 10, 2021

Touchless entry without compromising security

Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, business executives are thinking about future changes to their buildings for increased employee safety. Aside from social distancing, staggered operating shifts and temperature readers, facility managers are being told to make every door at the building envelope and within “touchless.” Not only do these entrances need to be hands-free, but they must also operate safely. We see this shift to contactless entry as a two-step process. The initial step fulfills the need for touchless entry, while the second addresses a new issue as a result – compromised security.

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Improving Ballistic Resistance for Enhanced Government Security

November 8, 2021

Improving Ballistic Resistance for Enhanced Government Security

Adding materials for ballistic resistance serves as an extra level of defense for government security, protecting the people inside the buildings. This blog post by Armortex will serve as an insight into how ballistic resistance is used to enhance government security.

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Strengthen Your Bank Security Procedures

October 18, 2021

Strengthen Your Bank Security Procedures

Learn which 3 areas are critical to consider when designing a bank security system in this blog.

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Bullet Resistant Steel Doors & Frames

August 25, 2021

Bullet Resistant Steel Doors & Frames

Trust Ambico’s bullet resistant steel doors and frames to provide you with ballistic protection in accordance with the UL752 standard from Levels 1 through 10, while maintaining the appearance of standard hollow metal doors.

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Thoughtful hardscape design can turn the concrete jungle into comfortable human habitat

July 21, 2021

Thoughtful hardscape design can turn the concrete jungle into comfortable human habitat

What is hardscape? Hardscape is the term for hard landscaping materials. Concrete, asphalt, stone, glass, brick, metal, and gravel are all hardscape. In general use, hardscape means materials placed by human design. Hardscape contrasts with soft materials like vegetation and soil, which are known as “softscape”. Together, hardscape and softscape make up the landscape.

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Boon Edam’s New Mapping Tool Enables Long-Term Entrance Planning

July 16, 2021

Boon Edam’s New Mapping Tool Enables Long-Term Entrance Planning

Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced a new solution mapping tool, BoonSelect, that breaks down the complex entry selection process and helps decision makers choose the right entrance solutions for their unique goals. BoonSelect features seven factors to consider prior to making an entrance decision. Boon Edam entry experts are trained on the right questions to ask as they walk a decision maker through each of the factors – all with the goal of helping their clients make the most well-rounded entrance choice.

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Bullet-resistant windows with voice-transmission options

July 5, 2021

Bullet-resistant windows with voice-transmission options

Ballistic barriers shouldn't compromise your ability to communicate with clients. That's why our bullet-resistant windows come with voice-transmission options suitable for any environment.

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An inside look at why businesses are installing revolving doors

June 16, 2021

An inside look at why businesses are installing revolving doors

Have you ever wondered... why #revolvingdoors? Look no further! Discover the challenges of traditional swinging/sliding doors as well as the benefits of revolving doors.

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Sensing solutions for pivot gates

June 4, 2021

Sensing solutions for pivot gates

Miller Edge manufactures Sensing Solutions to keep your clients safe from damage or injury from motorized pivot gates. While convenient, gates can be potentially dangerous to people and objects in their paths. Entrapment protection should be specified to comply with codes and to provide safe gate systems for your clients.

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'The Extra 10%': A Proven Process For Creating Complex Bulletproof Glass Solutions

May 21, 2021

'The Extra 10%': A Proven Process For Creating Complex Bulletproof Glass Solutions

In late 2020 a globally recognized Fortune 100 corporation had a big bulletproof glass problem: Following several workplace attacks targeting similar organizations, they needed to increase their physical security. This went beyond adding a few cameras, new access cards, and reminding everyone to stop holding the door open for “nice” …

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Removable Bike Racks

May 12, 2021

Removable Bike Racks

Often, once a bike rack is installed, it becomes a permanent fixture. And the only way to remove it is to break up the surface it is installed in. There are options for removable bike racks, however, that not only allow you to easily remove or replace the rack, but still offer the same standard of bicycle security. Why Remove a Bike Rack?

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Boon Edam Publishes Best-Practices Whitepaper for Integrating Access Control with Security Entrances

May 10, 2021

Boon Edam Publishes Best-Practices Whitepaper for Integrating Access Control with Security Entrances

'Access Control Integration with Turnstiles and Security Doors' outlines the five basic components of an access control system and explores its inherent weaknesses related to working with different types of entrances in controlling unauthorized entry. The whitepaper then reveals the benefits and best practices around integrating access control systems with security entrances, including high security revolving doors and portals; medium security optical turnstiles, and low security tripod and full height turnstiles.

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How secure are aluminium windows?

May 3, 2021

How secure are aluminium windows?

When replacing the windows and doors in a commercial building, the first consideration is always cost. Does a potential replacement provide tangible benefits to the business? New window frames can refresh the look of your building, particularly if you opt for uPVC fittings. Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride, typically abbreviated to uPVC, is the go-to material for refurbishing tired windows and doors. It can lend a refreshed feel to building exteriors while improving the insulation considerably. Yet uPVC windows leave something to be desired from the perspective of security.

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Guard Houses

April 12, 2021

Guard Houses

Par-Kut provides the most rugged and well built guard houses, guard booths, guard shelters, border inspection booths, security access control checkpoints and observation towers. Par-Kut’s guard houses are all prefabricated guard houses. Our customers include government, private industry, airports, nuclear power plants and U.S. Military facilities across the country and around the world. Par-Kut’s all welded steel construction and use of durable, low maintenance materials ensure the guard booth’s greatest longevity. Special security features are offered to customize the security guard booth to your location requirements and to keep your security officers comfortable as well as secure.

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DEFENDER Ballistic Insulated Glass protects your school, office, or business from harm while providing both forced entry and ballistic protection

March 31, 2021

DEFENDER Ballistic Insulated Glass protects your school, office, or business from harm while providing both forced entry and ballistic protection

Our new ballistic insulated glass product is ideal for schools, offices, municipal buildings or any facility that requires superior safety + aesthetics. It's an excellent choice for building exteriors and upper floors because it retrofits into existing window frames. It has been tested to UL 752 bulletproof standards and UL 972 forced-entry standards, and it provides superior light transmission and easy care.

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How Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) Improve Security Entrances?

February 26, 2021

How Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) Improve Security Entrances?

With the evolving dynamics of cloud storage and the ability to harness and proactively employ an ever-increasing pool of big data, artificial intelligence (AI) has significantly impacted video surveillance, which has been among the biggest beneficiaries of faster processing and impactful analytics. Even building automation, fire systems, intrusion detection, and physical and network access control have AI built into many core competencies.

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Apartment Package Lockers - Improve resident satisfaction and staff efficiency with ease

December 25, 2020

Apartment Package Lockers - Improve resident satisfaction and staff efficiency with ease

With residents continuing to order more items online, the average community is receiving 75+ packages per day, meaning your staff is spending more time on package management than on property management. The Package Concierge® apartment package locker series is the perfect way to bring order to this chaos. Let your team get back to business while letting our smart lockers and package rooms obsess over keeping resident packages secure and available 24/7.

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Improve hospital security with: 5 Key Components of a Healthcare Facility Security Plan

December 23, 2020

Improve hospital security with: 5 Key Components of a Healthcare Facility Security Plan

Security in Hospitals Best Practices - Workplace violence in healthcare is an ongoing threat to hospital security. Receptionists, nurses, doctors, and other healthcare workers put themselves at risk of verbal and physical abuse every day to care for patients.

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